Soil and land resources underpin and support global efforts towards sustainable development
Collaborative strategies to stop soil and land degradation
Finding appropriate governance and institutional frameworks to support livelihoods and sustainable soil use
Reorganizing our urban systems for transformation
Soil Atlas 2015
Facts and Figures about earth land and fields:
Depicting the significance and the state of land, soil and agriculture in Germany, Europe and the rest of the world.
Illustrating why we should fight for a just and sustainable soil and land policy.
Registration for the Global Soil Week 2015 will commence at the end of February, 2015.
The processes in the year 2015 offer several windows of opportunities to put soil and land on the international political agenda as a key to sustainable development. The Global Soil Week would like to make good use of these opportunities. The demands for the finite resource of soil are many and the stakes are high. Soils are fundamental in the provisioning of water, energy and food security for the 9 billion citizens expected to inhabit the planet in the year 2050, and thus to maintain and enable thriving societies now and in the future.
Recent News and Blog Posts
Let’s talk about soil!
Plants found to alter soil types, opportunities may exist to re-engineer hostile soils to better suit agric purposes: phys.org/news/2015-02-soil.htm…
Last week,Indian Prime Minister N. Modi launched a nationwide ‘Soil Health Card'.IndianExpress explains agr benefits: indianexpress.com/article/expl…